In this episode of the Startup Soirée Podcast we speak with Emily Cucalon from PaperBase.
Paperbase provides access to a community based workspace where illustrators, printmakers, and creative freelancers have opportunities to work amongst their colleagues in a creative shared studio.
Elizabeth Lilly is a children's book author & illustrator, Emily Cucalon is a printmaker, and Sarah Robbins is a printmaker & illustrator. Each of them works side projects and day-jobs keeping them afloat, felt isolated in their own (sporadic late-night-after-work) studio practices. In October 2015, they opened up their personal studios into a space where other creatives can come share their resources (keep them company) and work in a community setting.
Proceeds from their events, projects, and works for sale go directly towards funding their studio expenses. They plan to expand into a larger space in the near future, which will allow for more resources for their artists.